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Safety Engineer

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Location:

Salt Lake City, Utah

Job ID

2201939

Job Summary

This individual will be involved at the corporate office in the development and implementation of health and safety programs to maintain compliance with safety regulations and will conduct audits and training at UniFirst locations across the United States and Canada.

Job Detail

  • Interpret OSHA and DOT regulations
  • Monitor and audit internal programs for driver qualification files, training and “How’s My Driving” reports
  • Develop new programs, procedures and training to improve and maintain safe working conditions for UniFirst vehicle operators
  • Be comfortable presenting training and new initiatives to a wide audience, from senior management to laundry workers
  • Work as a liaison between UniFirst and Local, State, and Federal agencies
  • Provide expert assistance in the event of agency visits
  • Create and file accurate reports in a timely manner as needed to agencies
  • Develop and provide educational materials to a wide audience
  • Work in conjunction with other corporate offices and provide a safety perspective for upgrading and changing system and processes
  • Demonstrate and assist with good safety practices at locations
  • Investigate and evaluate new products, processes, software, that can improve safety, particularly in ergonomics, in UniFirst locations
  • Evaluate engineering modifications of machinery for improved safety
  • Use software to analyze data for significant trending
  • Be an active participant of the Corporate safety committee and ERT
  • Perform safety audits in conjunction with local managers and provide input for corrective actions

Qualifications

Experience

  • 5 years of industrial/manufacturing experience
  • Professional safety certification (CSP or similar) or willingness to obtain certification required
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • OSHA and DOT regulation experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with labor, management, and outside consultants and governmental entities
  • Professional and helpful attitude
  • Willingness to collaborate with others and problem-solve
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and maintain reasonable deadlines
  • Openness to training in other EHS areas
  • Ability to identify and correct unsafe actions

Education

Bachelor’s degree from accredited four-year college required, Safety and Health or related degree preferred.

Additional Requirements

  • Travel up to 50%
  • Clean driving record
  • Ability to obtain passport for Canadian travel

UniFirst offers a Fleet of Benefits, 50+ to be exact!

  • 401K with Company Match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Health Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Vacation
  • Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Direct Payroll Deposit
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 30% Employee Discount
  • Employee Referral Program

UniFirst is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws

UniFirst offers a Fleet of Benefits, 50+ to be exact!

  • 401K with Company Match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Health Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Vacation
  • Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Direct Payroll Deposit
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 30% Employee Discount
  • Employee Referral Program

UniFirst is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws

UniFirst is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to TalentAcquisition@unifirst.com or call (978) 658-8888 to let us know the nature of your request.

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